September 21, 2018

Lenczner Slaght Recognized as a “Litigation Powerhouse”

Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert litigators continue to be recognized by world-renowned directory, Chambers & Partners.

After extensive research and interviews with firm clients and legal professionals across Canada, Lenczner Slaght was recognized by Chambers Canada 2019 for its expertise in the following areas:

  • Dispute Resolution: Class Actions (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Healthcare (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Intellectual Property (Nationwide – Canada) (Other Noted Firms)
  • Insurance (Nationwide – Canada) (Other Noted Firms)

The guide praised the firm particularly for its Band 1 ranking in Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario). Lenczner Slaght is described as a “litigation powerhouse” with commentators praising the firm for its “strong expertise in both advocacy and strategy.”

Lenczner Slaght is also noted as “one of Canada’s strongest and deepest litigation firms” and a “model of excellence and professionalism, setting the highest standards for legal services.”

Nine of the firm’s lawyers were also recognized for their outstanding work this year.

  • Sana Halwani – Intellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada) (Recognized Practitioner)
  • Monique Jilesen – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Andrew Skodyn – Intellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Tom Curry – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Healthcare (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Peter Griffin – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Glenn Smith – Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Ronald G. Slaght – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Alan J. Lenczner – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Ian Binnie – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Nationwide – Canada)

One client comments: “The team has the depth of talented and knowledgeable resources to handle the largest and most complex trials, and its lawyers are extraordinarily effective problem solvers.”

Lenczner Slaght was also acknowledged in Chambers Global 2018, earlier this year, for the 16th consecutive year in Dispute Resolution, alongside notable full-service, national and international firms.

About Chambers

Chambers and Partners, headquartered in London, UK, publishes guides to the legal profession in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. They conduct in-depth research throughout the year on legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.